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The Way to obtain Benefits through Practice of Buddhism - Public Talk by Ven. Prof. N. Gnanaratana Thero

It is recorded that at the end of Buddha's first sermon, many beings including five ascetics had been able to realise the truth. This indicates that even the first sermon was enough to get the final result of practicing Buddhism. Today, many people spend thousands of hours in reading books and listening to sermons but seem to achieve no intended advancement. This talk discusses what is wrong and shows guidance for right practice.

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Buddhist Counselling and Mindfulness Retreat - by Prof. Wasantha Priyadarshana

Prof. P R Wasantha Priyadarshana received a PhD in 2008 with a dissertation entitled “Buddhist Therapy of Mental Diseases” (A Study of Psychoanalysis and Behaviour Therapy as Depicted from Tipitaka Literature). He is currently a Professor of Buddhist Culture, and was the Coordinator of the Postgraduate Diploma in Buddhist Counselling and Master

「說一切有部四無量的修學體系」惟善法師/教授公開講座

四無量(慈悲喜捨)是佛教所有宗派所共有的一種修行方法。在日常生活中去運用這種方法去生活,可使行者的心量變得更寬大、更善良、更快樂,對提升個人的精神境界和改善周圍的人際關係都有很大促進作用。作為部派佛教影響最大的說一切有部,對四無量的理論和實踐體系做了清晰的解釋和論證。這次講座將對於四無量的特性、所依界地及以如何修學、有何功德等問題進行分析解說。

二零一九/二零年度文學碩士 (佛學) (中文媒介) 及 巴利文暨佛學文憑 (中文媒介) 第二次簡介會

第二次課程簡介

日期: 二零一九年七月二十七日 (星期六)
時間: 下午三時正至五時正
地點: 香港佛法中心
香港德輔道西四百一十號太平洋廣場二十八樓 (近香港大學港鐵站B2出口)
語言: 粵語
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「天竺遺法:印度笈多時期佛教藝術對中國的影響」崔中慧教授公開講座

崔中慧博士
香港大學佛學研究中心助理教授,東蓮覺苑學人(佛教藝術及文化)。
香港大學佛學研究中心博士,英國倫敦大學亞非學院中國藝術史碩士。
學術研究方向 : 絲路佛教石窟藝術、敦煌佛教藝術與文化、敦煌與吐魯番佛教寫經書法研究。

講座題目:
【天竺遺法—印度笈多時期佛教藝術對中國的影響】
印度笈多王朝的宗教文化藝術鼎盛,也是中國歷史上高僧西行求法的高峰。當時中印交流也為中國佛教藝術注入了笈多藝術元素,本講座將介紹什麽是天竺遺法?如何呈現在中國石窟藝術?內含的佛教思想是什麽?

Introducing Pāli (July - September 2019)

Introducing Pāli

This is an elementary Pāli course for anyone who is interested in learning the ancient Buddhist language. It is a course designed for the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. Students will learn basic Pāli grammar, and be guided in understanding some simple Pāli texts. At the end of the course, students will be able to read some simple Pāli texts.

This course provides a solid foundation for MABS 67 Readings in Pali Suttas I & II in the Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies programme.

Date:        24 July – 9 October 2019 (Every Wednesday)

Introducing Buddhist Sanskrit (Jul - Sep 2019)

This introductory course is meant for the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. Students will be introduced to the Sanskrit Devanagari alphabets and basic Sanskrit grammar required for reading simple Buddhist passages. The focus of this course will be to familiarize students with the basic Buddhist terminologies and simple sentences in the Buddhist Sanskrit Sūtras. At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to read simple Sanskrit passages. This course serves as a good preparation for the Reading Buddhist Sanskrit Texts I & II (ME 68) in the Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies programme.

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